Rose Center for Public Leadership Working with Mayor Stothert on Encouraging Development in Omaha’s North Downtown Area

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The Daniel Rose Center for Public Leadership, jointly operated by the Urban Land Institute (ULI) and the National League of Cities (NLC), is working this week with Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert and several local officials representing the city to explore additional development in Omaha’s North Downtown area. The panel of experts from around the nation assembled by the center this week will be helping the city identify the obstacles, opportunities and steps needed to encourage development of the area and its varied sports, entertainment, visitor, residential, education, arts, trades, and industrial uses….
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Manager, Digital Programs, Housing

ULI seeks a dynamic and ambitious individual to join the Terwilliger Center for Housing as it embarks on several new initiatives. The positon will have two primary areas of focus: 1) digital media strategy, content development, and partner engagement through a new online portal that the center will launch in winter 2015, which will serve as the go-to online resource for news, research, and analysis on how housing intersects with health, educational, and economic outcomes; and 2) convenings and awards program planning, execution, and marketing, including the center’s signature national Housing Opportunity conference and the annual Jack Kemp Workforce Housing Models of Excellence Awards and Robert C. Larson Workforce Housing Public Policy Awards. The position will also assist in the administration and management of the center….
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ULI Announces 2015 Spring Meeting Schedule and Keynote Speakers

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The Urban Land Institute (ULI), a research and education organization dedicated to responsible land use and creating thriving communities worldwide, has announced its 2015 Spring Meeting schedule and featured speakers. Keynoters for the event, which will include an emphasis on creative community building for the 21st century, are Richard Kinder, chairman and chief executive officer of the energy pipeline company Kinder Morgan; James A. Baker III, former federal government dignitary and chairman of Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy; and ULI benefactor Gerald D. Hines, chairman of the global real estate firm Hines, which is based in Houston….
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Manager, Program Coordination and Outreach (Washington, D.C.)

In support of departmental objectives, the manager will serve as a liaison between and across the 73 D/NCs and the global headquarters, initiating, coordinating, and/or leading processes that facilitate communication about ULI’s research, expertise, and programming priorities generated by both the global headquarters office and the D/NCs.

The manager will create and use a variety of organizing tools that connect multiple ULI departments in the global headquarters with staff/member leaders of all D/NCs. Such tools will include monthly reports, a speakers bureau, a database of resources that support D/NC program implementation, conference calls and meetings for certain member networks, newsletters, administration of the Urban Innovation Grant Program, and other services that meet the needs of the manager and the department team.

The manager will provide customer-friendly service that fosters teamwork and mutual support in a highly dynamic environment.This is a full-time exempt position located in Washington, D.C. …
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Associate, Los Angeles District Council

The Associate is a professional position within the district council. As an integral part of the district council team, the Associate serves as a professional liaison among the district council, ULI headquarters, and Los Angeles real estate, planning, and development professionals. Oftentimes, the Associate is the face of the ULI Los Angeles District Council—members call the Associate first for assistance and information, so it is imperative that he or she be courteous and friendly with and for whom they work. The position necessitates that the Associate be able to travel to district council events and functions and work occasionally in the early mornings or evenings. This is a full-time exempt position at the Urban Land Institute….
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